Asking to visit before booking
To help ensure the safety and privacy of guests and Hosts, complete your booking before asking to visit. We only release contact information after reservations are confirmed.
Additionally, be sure to keep all booking, messaging, and financial transactions directly on the Airbnb website or app.
How to learn more before you book
There are plenty of ways to get a clear idea of a place without visiting the property:
- Review the listing carefully and message the Host with specific questions
- Check out their profile verifications
- Read reviews for more detail
- Browse verified photos
- How-to•GuestHow Airbnb builds trust between Hosts and guestsWe offer features that help build trust, including our secure messaging system, reviews, the Host Guarantee, and more.
- How-to•GuestVerifying your identityYour security is important to us. Check out the steps we take to not only verify your identity, but to keep it safe.
- How-to•GuestSearching for staysUse filters, check out maps, and read the descriptions of places to narrow your options and find a good fit for your trip.